Poignant memories of women on the Home Front during WWII transformed by theatre

Contemporary and Applied Theatre student Teagan Kranenburg with Brookland Village interviewee Corona Wood
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Contemporary and Applied Theatre students transformed personal stories of women who supported the overseas war effort from home into a performance piece, earlier this semester. The production, Home Front, was a means of celebrating the Anzac Centennial. It linked Contemporary and Applied Theatre students with senior women from Brookland Village in Brisbane, who had memories […]

Students riding high after War Horse seminar

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While not strictly “straight from the horse’s mouth”, Griffith University Applied Theatre and Drama Education students received invaluable insights at a recent seminar featuring puppeteers from the hit theatrical production, War Horse. Staged by the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with South Africa’s acclaimed Handspring Puppet Company, War Horse has been hailed throughout […]

Students saddle up for War Horse

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International theatre sensation War Horse is charging ‘full steed ahead’ towards its Brisbane season and Griffith University has a starring role as the production’s Queensland education partner. Staged by the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with South Africa’s acclaimed Handspring Puppet Company, War Horse has been hailed throughout the world for its technical […]

Study helps soldiers’ ‘Difficult Return’

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Visiting Canadian psychologist Dr Marvin Westwood will present a public lecture at the launch of the Australian Research Council Discovery Project – The Difficult Return – at Griffith University on Friday, April 15. The Difficult Return is a three-year ARC study exploring arts-based approaches to mental health literacy and building resilience with recently returned military […]

Sewell Fellow presents public lecture

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Visiting Canadian Professor Jean Clandinin will present a public lecture entitled ___Composing Lives: Narrative inquiry into the experiences of youth who left school early___, on Monday, June 7 from 4pm-6pm. Professor Clandinin is visiting the Griffith Institute for Educational Research (GIER) as a 2010 University Sewell Fellow and is Director of the Centre for Research […]